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  • A thousand years of the forging and re-forging of Britain: Insights into teaching thematic history for the new GCSE

    17th July 2017

    Academic research points to the best CPD outcomes that really develop classroom practice arising from CPD that takes place over several contact sessions. We are offering a unique opportunity for teachers to develop their teaching of thematic British History through a 3 part course in partnership with Justice to History....

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  • Teaching English Medieval History and Historical Interpretations for the new GCSE

    17th July 2017

    Academic research points to the best CPD outcomes that really develop classroom practice arising from CPD that takes place over several contact sessions. We are offering a unique opportunity for teachers to develop their teaching of Medieval British History through a three-part course in partnership with Justice to History. Course...

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  • Take Part in the Great Debate 2018

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    The Historical Association is inviting students to take part in the 2018 Great Debate: the historical public-speaking competition for students aged 16-19 in the United Kingdom and Ireland. This year's competition is being held in partnership with the UK Parliament's Vote 100 project. The Great Debate is divided into approximately 20...

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  • Into Film Festival 2017

    4th July 2017

    8-24 November - tickets free For three weeks in November the Into Film Festival will once again offer a host of free, education focused screenings, supported by teaching resources, for 5-19 year-olds all over the UK. This year one of our six dedicated strands is History In Action. History in Action Revisit key...

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  • Doing History at University

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    Date: Wednesday 12 July 2017 Venue: University College London Time: 10am-4pm Cost: £5 per delegate Book your place via Eventbrite here... Following previous successful events at the universities of Oxford, Durham and Cambridge, we are pleased to announce the fourth annual Doing History at University event. This year, we will...

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  • Becoming an Effective Primary History Subject Leader

    23rd June 2017

    Wednesday 28 June - Manchester, Town Hall (booking now closed) Monday 3 July - London, British Library ** New date added: Friday 13 October - Birmingham (Venue TBC)** Time: 10.00am - 4.30pm Course Leader: Chris Trevor Price: HA members £150 plus VAT, non-members £200 plus VAT Book your place now...

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  • Berlin Tour for UK History Teachers

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    The German Embassy London together with the Federal Foreign Office organises a professional development tour for British teachers of history to Berlin, Germany from  15 – 21 October 2017 (deadline for applications: 8 September 2017). The purpose of the trip is to give participants a wide-ranging impression of present-day Germany,...

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  • CPD: Critical Thinking in History & Geography

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    The Historical Association and Geographical Association are collaborating to provide FREE professional development in critical thinking and problem solving for schools. This is part of the British Council Connecting Classrooms Core Skills programme, offering new opportunities for teachers’ professional development plus the opportunity to develop international school partnerships. Critical thinking...

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  • HA Conference 2017 - Report

    18th May 2017

    The Historical Association Annual Conference is always an exciting time – an opportunity to listen to expert speakers, share ideas, discuss different approaches, learn something new, meet with  old friends, make new ones and generally embrace history geekdom. This year in Manchester was no exception. Over 350 people descended on...

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  • Great Debate Final 2017 - Report

    16th March 2017

    The much anticipated final of this year’s Great Debate was held on 11 March at the Imperial War Museum in London. After twenty fascinating talks and much deliberation from the judges, lead judge Professor David Stevenson announced that Hannah Boyle from Benton Park School in Leeds is this year’s winner...

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